Knollwood Farm’s summer riding school is a unique opportunity for children and young adults ages 7-17 to learn all about horses and have fun doing it during sessions from June through August. Each Summer Riding School session closes with a mini horse show and cookout.
At Knollwood’s Summer Riding School you will learn:
How to conduct yourself safely around horses.
The English Saddle Seat riding discipline – Beginner through Advanced.
Proper horse care, including grooming, tacking up, feeding, etc.
Different breeds, types and colors of horses.
Types of horse equipment and how to care for it.
Horse anatomy and psychology.
Sportsmanship and Showmanship.
And much more!
Rates: $475.00 per week
Summer Riding School Curriculum
|Monday||Riding a.m. & p.m.|
|Grooming & Tacking|
|Tuesday||Riding a.m. & p.m.|
|Parts of the Horse|
|Colors & Markings|
|Parts of the Saddle|
|Parts of the Bridle|
|Thursday||Riding a.m. & p.m.|
These popular sessions fill up fast, so please give us a call at 262-367-2391 to make sure the week you’re interested in has openings.
10% discount on additional sessions or second child from the same family.
Send in application along with a 50% deposit on session. Please check to make sure your Student Application is signed in both places.
Please send your rider with a lunch in an insulated bag. A soda machine is available at the farm, so please send change if you’re interested in purchasing drinks.
We pride ourselves on teaching safe horsemanship, and proper attire is part of our routine. Beginner riders should wear long pants, preferably jeans, of a soft material, A sturdy, hard soled shoe is also needed. We require riding helmets, and they are provided.
NO RIDER WILL BE ALLOWED TO RIDE IN SHORTS, CAPRIS OR SANDALS.
HELMETS ARE REQUIRED AND PROVIDED.
Please make sure to notify us, in writing, of all necessary information regarding the teaching of your child. Please note the “Special Needs” section on the Student Application. Failure to properly complete this section can result in a nonrefundable termination of lessons.
All camp fees must be paid in advance and are non-refundable for missed days or sessions.
Tiny Tot Camp!
For our younger riders between the ages of 4 and 6, we offer a shorter version of our summer riding school. For only $250, our tiny tot riders will enjoy horse time from 9 until noon for a three day session where they’ll enjoy riding as well as learning to care for their horses. They’ll learn all about horses with games and hands on activities, have a horsey craft session. snack time daily, and even put on a demonstration the last day to show their parents how much they’ve learned!
These session are limited to 7 riders each, and campers will have their own advanced rider acting as their ‘personal assistant’ for all three days. Our tiny tot sessions fill in fast, so please call for availability.
|1-week Session Dates|
|Session 1 June 19 - 23|
|Session 2 June 26 - 30|
|Session 3 July 24 - 28|
|Session 4 July 31 - August 4|
|Tiny Tot Camps|
|Session 1 June 12 - 14 FULL|
|Session 2 June 26-28 FULL|
Session 3 July 10 - 12 FULL